Briefing: Catching up – Improving council tax arrears collection

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
March 27, 2017
Author
Catherine Sweetman LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • collection practices
  • improving methods of collection
  • why arrears develop
Categories
Welfare and Equalities
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The CAB report ‘Catching up – improving council tax arrears’ identifies why people accrue arrears, how councils deal with them and how individuals manage the circumstance of being in arrears. It suggests ways councils can improve council tax collection by making it more person-centred and more responsive to individual circumstances.

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